Interviewing Alessandra Vita via IGTV Live at @iapti_org

“Interpreter training from Zoom Gloom to Zoom Glee: RSI 2.0, the New Challenges.” (Florencia Tebano)

Note-taking used to be a key tool for interpreters willing to work in consecutive mode. As of 2020, assignments are primarily RSI, suggesting the end of CI. However, market changes have increased global selectivity and competitiveness. In this scenario, note-taking becomes a differentiation tool to achieve the qualitative shift that RSI calls for.María Florencia Tebano […]

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IAPTI BookBar (Maria Semple by Armando Ezquerra Hasbun)

We are meeting on July 31 (Saturday) at 5 PM UTC to read together a lovely literary piece by Maria Semple (screenwriter of “Mad about you”, among others) which will be bartendered (booktendered) by Armando Ezquerra Hasbun. Free and open to all the T&I community.

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Open Letter to Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State, US Department of State

Our international language coalition, together with our humanitarian partners @amnesty, @pen_int and @IRAP, are urging @SecBlinken to resettle Afghan #interpreters out of harm’s way prior to troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. #ProtectLinguists

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The African Flame goes online, while waiting for better times to meet in person again!

In 2016, IAPTI started a great initiative which we called “The African Flame”. In order to empower our African colleagues to “be the ones who profit from globalization” (and not the other way around), several in-person meetings were held around the African continent. I, Alfred Mtawali (Kenyan translator and Head of the Kenya Chapter), joined […]

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Sergio Viagio R.I.P.

It is with great sadness that IAPTI notifies the global community of translators and interpreters that Sergio Viaggio, one of IAPTI’s founders and an honorary member, passed away yesterday, 28 March 2021 as a consequence of the COVID-19 virus. A great loss to the profession, he will be sorely missed. We send our deepest condolences […]

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Open Letter to Canada’s Minister of Immigration